11th November 2011 - Crown Palladium
“The Winners” is the corporate lunch of the year. Four coaches, each one a giant of the Australian game with fifteen premierships between them. Each a “Coach Emeritus”.
Join us as we are led by our MC - leading sports journalist Angela Pippos - and our resident “all sports tragic,” Mike Derum, to lightheartedly look at “the business of winning” and we raise funds to support the battle against myeloma.
Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing.
6th November 2011 - Melbourne Town Hall
The Shrine’s annual Remembrance Day Dinner takes place in the magnificent Melbourne Town Hall. The theme for this year is the Centenary of the Navy and the event will include the presentation of the Shrine of Remembrance Medal for outstanding contributions to community commemoration. Funds raised from this black tie event will go towards the Shrine’s community education programs.
6th November 2011 - Rochester Recreation Reserve
This day run in conjunction with Big Boar Riders Shepparton and Boundary Riders Bendigo will feature Displays, auction of Donated Goods and Services.
Total benefit of the day will be wholly committed to continuing flood recovery assistance to residents of the Rochester community.
Eight months on after the Jan 15th floods there is still a considerable number of homes requiring work, with rising damp, mould, white ants an ongoing concern to all.
All those looking for a day in the country as the summer hours approach, come and support Show and Shine Day, have lunch in town, enjoy a cup of coffee with the locals and enjoy life.
5th November 2011 - Richmond Town Hall
The Rotary Club of Melbourne Park is inviting you to a night of fun, games and trivia at the Richmond Town Hall. All of the funds raised, will go towards the clubs initiatives and projects.
The theme for the night is "Spring Carnival", so make sure you dress to impress, with prizes for best hat and outfit. Platters of food are available for pre-order via the online ticketing system and wine, beer and softdrink will be available for purchase on the night. So please join us for a great night out and whole lot of fun!
2nd November 2011 - Quality Resorl All Seasons Bendigo
Glenn will speak on business strategies used by the Company to counter a take-over by Lion Nathan in2002, strategies to market new products, and the importance of branding, competing successfully against larger competitors.
With the recent take over of Fosters Pty Ltd by British brewer SABMILLER, will make Coopers the largest Australian brewer. Glenn will offer some comment on.the possible market opportunities for Coopers Brewery.
28th October 2011 - Star Cinema, Eaglehawk
In conjunction with Veterans Health week, the evening will commence at 7.00pm, with guest speaker, Mr Paul Penno talking on “Resilience & Mental Health”.Mr Penno is secretary of The Bendigo District RSL sub branch, a Vietnam Veteran, and spent 5 years as lecturer in Mental Health & Nursing at Latrobe University. Film will commence at 7.30pm followed by a light supper.
25th October 2011 - Garden Rooms, Crown Casino
The Rotary Community Service Awards recognise excellence in the partnerships between community service organisations and businesses, who together work to make our community a better place.
The evening will provide a glimpse of what will be in store at the 2012 Awards, including:
24th October 2011 - Fitzroy Victoria Bowls Club
Race along and join in the fun of the night
Our Phantom Melbourne Cup call will be courtesy of Sky Racing –Tabcorp, thanks to PP Michael O’Sullivan
All proceeds support Rotary’s community projects.
24th October 2011
Caulfield Room, Building A, Monash University Caulfield
Charter Night is one of the most important events of any Rotaract Club and we would be honoured with your attendance at the Charter Night of the first University-based Rotaract Club in Victoria.
23rd October, 2011, 10am-4pm, Hawthorn Road end of Caulfield Park, North Caulfield.
20 of the most evocative works of the day will be exhibited at the Glen Eira Gallery Annexe between 23 November and 4 December.
Hosted- by the Glen Eira Artists' Society Inc., supported by the Rotary Club of Caulfield Inc with assistance from the Rotaract Club of Monash University (Caulfield).
Cost- Artist Participation Fee is $25 for non-members of Glen Eira Artists' Society Inc.
Requirements- BYO materials and refreshments.
23 October 2011
Lindsay Field accompanied by Angus Burchall (both members of John Farnham band)
Doctettes quartet, James Brown Tribute Band, Trivia/Music Night, Art exhibition/art for sale
20th October 2011
Your participation in this free event is most important because it shows the young participants that they are valued and their dance performance and photographic creativity is appreciated by the community.
Thursday, 20th October 2011 - 11.45am for 12.15pm – 2.30pm
The Peak, Flemington Racecourse, Flemington Drive, Ascot Vale
2 course lunch, beer, wine and soft drinks
18th October, 2011 - Graeme Samuel AC
Monies raised from this Breakfast will go towards Cabrini Hospital purchasing a robotic surgical system known as the da Vinci HD surgical system. This system allows surgeons to perform intricate, minimally invasive surgery with a new dimension of precision. Cabrini will use this system across four broad areas of patient health; prostate cancer, heart valve replacement, kidney surgery and gynaecological surgery.
15th October, 2011
This year the Union Road Traders Association are sponsoring the gala dinner at Flemington Racecourse - Bookings close October 3rd
A great night of fun networking ,singing dancing and raising money for research into all forms of Womens cancers. Support the District 9800 RoCan programme helping all Women in our community.
14 October, 2011 - Trivia Night 2011
Bahay Tuluyan meaning House of Welcome, is a non-government organisation committed to child welfare in the Philippines. With more than 300,000 children living on the streets in Manilla and that number increasing evert year - Bahay Tuluyan's work is critical in changing and saving lives.
8 October, 2011 -7.30 pm to Midnight
Rock and Roll to the sounds of the Vincents & DJ Jeff at the Events Centre, 80 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing.
$17.00 Adults $8.00 Child. BYO Drinks & Nibbles.
Bookings & Enquiries: Joye 0438 638 067 or 9749 0804
8 October, 2011 - Floral Art Demonstrations by Fay of the Floral Art School of Australia
Be ready for the Spring Racing Carnival with a unique chapeau creation by Karen. Sample the many gourmet foods,including jams, marmalades and preserves from the Rotary Club of Chadstone-East Malvern and honey from Hampton Hives while listening to the live entertainment.
Watch the Yarnspinners as they work, learn about the fastest growing women's social group in the world-the Red Hat Society,see the locally invented "Hibernating House" eco-plumbing system.Browse in the Bookroom, then enjoy some delicious food at the Market Cafe while reading a Market provided newspaper or enjoy a latte from the Van Go Coffee Wagon as you wander around the Community Garden.
Along with all of the usual quality fresh produce, cakes, confectionery,art, crafts, babywear, jewellery,Fair Trade tea and coffee, face painting ,sausage sizzle etc there have been added some special eco-products- the latest original design eco-fashion Reconstructed clothing; "Clean Conscience" cleaning products-created and produced in Tasmania adding to the Rotary Club of Caulfield's eco-product range and, for the discerning gardener-a very special bagged mulch.
7 - 9 October, 2011
Did you know that The Portsea Camp Working Bee/Family & Friends/Rotary Club Fellowship event is 7th - 9th October 2011? The Portsea Camp is a program within the New Generations Avenue of Service and all D9800 clubs are invited to join the helpers and supporters on this occasion. All meals and accommodation is provided free of charge and your attendance would be very much appreciated. CEO Stephen Eastop would warmly welcome your enquiries and offers of assistance.
On September 24th Rotary Club of Rochester will be drawing the winner of our major raffle currently on offer from club members along with the support of fellow Clubs in District 9800.
This will be held in the Rochester Wine Tavern during the evening, where everyone is invited to come along,enjoy a Saturday night meal at the local,fellowship and perchance be the winner of a trip of a lifetime or perhaps a second or third honeymoon.
First prize being airfares to Sydney,a 12 day adventure holiday for two to Cairns,with airfare return to Melbourne.
Second prize on offer seven nights on the Gold Coast for four people.
Rotary Club of Rochester thanks all involved in Sponsoring this raffle with all proceeds totally committed to flood recovery commitment to the community of Rochester.
Tickets in this raffle are available through District Clubs or direct to the Rochester club. Further details or tickets can also be obtained by contacting Secretary Bryan –0428315467.
1 - 8 October, 2011
We need you to get your club involved. National Skills Week is a great opportunity for vocational directors to help engage in activities that will assist in encouraging people –young and old- to consider the great diversity and career opportunities offered through vocational education.
To find out more, visit www.nationalskillsweek.com.au and register for email updates.
If you would like to get involved, contact
Kerrie Gale: OR Rachel Small: (contact details on skillsweek website)
National Skills Week is supported by the Australian Government.
24-25 September 2011
This event is being hosted in district 9800 at the Jasper Hotel - 489 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne
Register online at http://www.rotaractaustralia.org/australian-rotaract-conference
Melbourne is the proud host of the 2011 Australian Rotaract Conference
This conference will be inspirational for all people attending with keynote speaker, the 2004 Young Australian of the Year, Hugh Evans. Hugh was the founder of the Oaktree Foundation and co-founder of the Global Poverty Project.
Other speakers include
This event will be a great chance for all Rotarians to meet some of the great young people involved in Rotaract around the country and may even give you some ideas on how to bring younger members into your Rotary clubs!
24-25th September, 2011, 104 Ferguson Street, Williamstown
Returns to the Quintessence of the restored Williamstown Town Hall ~ our original setting! FRIDAY 23rd Sept 6:30pm - Preview evening “Soiree” cocktail party $40 per head rsvp 9/9/11 Read more
Special Fundraiser: Support the Rotary Club of Altona fundraiser event as Therese McKenney-Campbell cuts her hair to raise funds for BreastWest and Ovarian Cancer